Threat Description

MyDoom.AI

Details

Aliases: MyDoom.AI, I-Worm.Mydoom.AE
Category: Malware
Type: Email-Worm
Platform: W32

Summary



A new variant of MyDoom worm was found on January 15th, 2005.



Removal



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Technical Details



This variant sends variable emails with EXE/SCR/PIF/ZIP attachments. Some mails contain sexually explicit images and claim that the attachment contains passwords for adult websites.

The body text of infected e-mails varies...for example:

  • The message contains Unicode characters and has been sent as a binary attachment.
  • Mail transaction failed. Partial message is available.
  • The message cannot be represented in 7-bit ASCII encoding and has been sent as a binary attachment





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